We have to begin moving toward that, toward making a integrated public security and prevention system in Mexico a reality, and in so doing the armed forces would have to begin returning to their barracks.
That's the aspiration that we have; we will revise it very carefully. That would be ideal, I would like it to be this afternoon, [but] that takes time.
It will be the motive for many reunions of course with the very heads of the armed forces and the civil police.
Friday, October 9, 2009
Evaluating the Army
The armed forces commission in the Chamber of Deputies will be taking a look at the army's ongoing role in domestic crime-fighting. The newly installed chairman of the committee, the PRI's Ardelio Vargas, had the following comments: